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Louisiana charter school changing pregnancy test requirement

 A Louisiana charter school is changing a policy that required pregnant students to be removed from class and home-schooled, pending board approval, a school official said Thursday.

Two pets die in Shreveport house fire

A morning house fire in the 2600 block of Meriwether Rd. in Shreveport took the life of two pets. Firefighters received a call for help at around 10:30 a.m. When fire companies arrived, they found smoke billowing from the roof.

Ragin’ Cajuns complete first full-contact scrimmage

On Wednesday The Ragin’ Cajuns completed their eighth practice of the fall camp, which was on the heels of their first two-a-day practice.

Melrose East to hold community meeting with top law enforcement officials

Property owners, business owners and managers of Melrose East will hold a meeting on Friday, August 10 beginning at 12 Noon. The meeting will take place at the Glory House Ministries, 722 N. Carrollton Ave located in Melrose East.

Public restroom bandit arrested for two counts of aggravated arson

In the late afternoon hours on Wednesday, Aug. 8, the Opelousas Police Department responded to two separate incidents involving complaints of fire set in the men’s restroom of two local businesses.

Prairieville salon owners go 'noodling'

The owners of NBC33's official hair salon 'Salon Static' will be featured on the hit reality tv series "Hillybilly Handfishin" sometime in the coming weeks.

Man shoots woman, dies in shooting with police

A man was shot and killed after allegedly shooting a woman at a house in west Shreveport Wednesday night.

Suspect takes deputies on wild chase in New Iberia

 A man is behind bars after he attempted to outrun deputies after a traffic stop was initiated. The suspect is said to have had drugs on his possession once he was detained.

BRPD seeking hit and run driver who sent driver to hospital with life threatening injuries

A hit and run accident has one person in the hospital suffering from life threatening injuries

Pedestrian struck and killed in Geismar, impairment suspected factor

Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a fatal crash involving a pedestrian last night in Ascension Parish. The crash occurred on LA 30 north of LA 73 shortly before 10:30 p.m.